Below are current clinical trials.6 studies in General Surgery in Arizona
(open studies only).
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Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn., Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether pembrolizumab (MK-3475 ) can be used safely during neoadjuvant treatment and can improve the body's immune response against pancreatic cancer. Pembrolizumab has been approved for treatment of patients with melanoma but has not been proven to be safe or helpful in patients with pancreatic cancer and is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for this purpose.
Rochester, Minn., Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.
The goal of this study is to create a comprehensive system of tissue/serum banking of samples from Mayo Clinic Arizona patients with a diagnosis of cancer, inheritable cancer syndrome, at high risk for an inheritable cancer syndrome based on genetic counselor assessment, or a high risk pre-malignant lesion who have undergone a surgical procedure to remove the cancer or high risk tissue. This study is being done to collect blood and tissue samples for future research of cancer.
This project will investigate whether ctDNA analysis in newly diagnosed stage I, II, III breast cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant systemic therapy can predict pathological Complete Response (pCR).
Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Rochester, Minn.
The purpose of this study is to compare a vaccine with autologous tumor lysate loaded into yeast cell wall particles that are naturally and efficiently taken up into a patient's dendrite cells to a placebo without the autologous tumor lysate. The vaccine is formulated to treat stage III or IV resected melanoma to prevent recurrence.
- To determine utilization patterns of narcotic pain medication postoperatively for patients recovering from a general surgery or subspecialty procedure
- To compare the outcomes of patients’ pain medication regimens with current non-standardized prescribing patterns versus an evidence-based standardized prescribing regimen once the initial needs assessment is complete
- To characterize patient satisfaction with postoperative narcotic pain regimens
- To describe side effects experienced from using narcotic pain medications
This study aims to review the cardiopulmonary evaluation of pectus excavatum patients that are undergoing surgical repair of their deformity.